Hafizi Rosli


Hafizi Rosli, Dr.

Ph.D. (Plant Pathology), Iowa State University.
M.Sc. (Plant Pathology), Universiti Sains Malaysia.
B.Sc. (Hons) (Microbiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Specialty: Plant Pathology/Mycology
Member of American Phytopathological Society (www.apsnet.org)

Building G08, Room 207,
School of Biological Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 Penang, Malaysia

Research Profile

My lab specializes in research on fungal diseases of fruits. The scope of my research focuses on these areas:

• Taxonomy
• Biology and ecology
• Integrated pest management

Current Research


 • Sooty blotch and flyspeck of mango


 • Iowa State University

Selected Publications

 • Rosli, H., Mayfield, D.A., Batzer, J.C., Dixon, P.M., Zhang, W. and Gleason, M.L., 2017. Evaluating the performance of a relative humidity-based warning system for sooty blotch and flyspeck in Iowa. Plant Disease. 101:1721-1728.
Rosli, H., and Gleason, M.L., 2017. Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck: Fungal Smudges and Customer Preferences. The Plant Health Instructor. 10.1094/PHI-T-2017-0504-01.
• Chan, Y.C., Ali, A.S.M., Salleh, B., Rosli, H. and Quah, C.K., 2017. Cu (II) complexes of 2-(diphenylmethylene) hydrazinecarboxamide derivatives: Synthesis, characterization and antifungal activity against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense tropical race 4. Arabian Journal of Chemistry. 10:3493-3500.
• Mehmood, N., Riaz, A., Naz, F., Hassan, I., Jaabeen, N., Anwaar, S., Rosli, H. and Gleason, M.L., 2017. First report of strawberry leaf spot caused by Alternaria alternata in Pakistan. Plant Disease. 10.1094/PDIS-09-17-1464-PDN.
• Ghuffar, S., Irshad, G., Naz, F., Rosli, H., Hyder, S., Mehmood, N., Zeshan, M.A., Raza, M.M., Mayers, C.G. and Gleason, M.L., 2017. First report of two Penicillium spp. causing post harvest fruit rot of grapes in Pakistan. Plant Disease. 10.1094/PDIS-10-17-1616-PDN.
• Mehmood, N., Riaz, A., Jabeen, N., Anwaar, S., Hussain, S.Z., Abbas, M.F., Zhang, X., Rosli, H. and Gleason, M.L., 2017. First Report of Fusarium solani Causing Fruit Rot of Strawberry in Pakistan. Plant Disease. 101:1681-1681.
• Alam, M.W., Gleason, M.L., Amin, M., Ali, S., Muhammad, S., Rosli, H. and Rehman, A., 2017. First Report of Root and Crown Rot of Strawberry Caused by Chaetomium globosum sensu lato in Punjab, Pakistan. Plant Disease. 101:837-837.
• Abbas, M.F., Naz, F., Rauf, C.A., Mehmood, N., Zhang, X., Rosli, B.H. and Gleason, M.L., 2017. First Report of Fusarium solani Causing Fruit Rot of Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) in Pakistan. Plant Disease. 101:839.
• Azliza, I.N., Hafizi, R., Nurhazrati, M. and Salleh, B., 2014. Production of major mycotoxins by Fusarium species isolated from wild grasses in Peninsular Malaysia. Sains Malaysiana. 43:89-94.
Hafizi, R., Salleh, B. and Latiffah, Z., 2013. Morphological and molecular characterization of Fusarium. solani and F. oxysporum associated with crown disease of oil palm. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 44:959-968.
• Manshor, N., Rosli, H., Ismail, N.A., Salleh, B. and Zakaria, L., 2012. Diversity of Fusarium species from highland areas in Malaysia. Tropical life sciences research. 23:1-15.
• Rahman, W.A., Rosli, H., Baharuddin, S.N., Salleh, B. (2011) Incidence and remediation of fungi in sick building in Malaysia: a case study. Aerobiologia (in press) DOI 10.1007/s10453-011-9226-y.